East Coast Senior Hopes For Big Season

Reporter Mike Sullivan takes a look at the individual game and recruiting process of an East Coast senior prospect who is hoping to have a big season to land some more division one interest ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Kenny Johnson

HEIGHT: 6-foot-3

WEIGHT: 170 Pounds

POSITIONS: Small Forward/shooting guard

HIGH SCHOOL: Abington Friends School in Jenkinstown, Pennsylvania

AAU PROGRAM: Team Phenom out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

CLASS: 2011, a senior swingman prospect

JOHNSON'S TOP GAMES OF THIS PAST SUMMER ON THE AAU CIRCUIT:

Johnson scored 10 points, added four assists and had five steals to help Team Phenom win its fifth straight game in the Peach State Summer Showcase. The team defeated Team Phoenix, 84-56, according to the coaching staff of Team Phenom.

Kennyplayed well throughout the summer, making contributions in several areas, including the rebounding department. His relentless competitive spirit helps him grab loose balls near the rim.

DESCRIPTION OF HIS INDIVIDUAL GAME:

He is fluid in the paint, allowing him to score with consistency near the basket. He is also very efficient on the boards. He averaged over five rebounds per game.

AAU TEAM: Team Phenom, a program based out of Phildadelphia, Pennsylvania, coached by Paul Gripper. "He's among the best players in our area," said Coach Paul Gripper. "He works very hard on the glass and does a nice job battling bigger players near the rim."

COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY RECRUITING INTERESTS:

Brown, Elon, Yale, Penn, Bryant, Lafayette, Bucknell, and Bryant.


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